Debate: Is free will an illusion? And does it matter if it is? (Barker V. Hunter)

Dan Barker is a common antagonist against the Christian worldview. Here, he has to go more into scientific and philosophic realms rather than Biblical. He states, “free will is a social construct not a scientific one”, while Hunter claims we do have real freedom!

Unbelievable?: Notable atheists like Sam Harris and Daniel Dennett claim we live in a deterministic universe and that free will is an illusion. But does losing human free will pose a problem for justice, morality and even the very act of reasoning itself? Dan Barker of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and author of ‘Free Will Explained’ defends determinism. Christian guest Braxton Hunter defends libertarian free will, which he believes points to God.

Dan Barker: …and for the chipmunk!…

Braxton Hunter:

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